tried to install Ubuntu 7.10 on my PowerBook G4 as a test. Sadly this didnt work out very well. After a bit of messing around, I got it to install; however, it had some random problems
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Now, however, Linux just works (in so much as Mac and Windows just work). Ubuntu installs easily, supports most hardware (WPA wireless with no tweaking on my part!), and comes with a slew of free programs.
It is not my intention to bash Mac or Leopard. I think they are both amazing feats of engineering and craftsmanship; however, Leopard isnt working for me. I find it unstable, buggy, and disk thrashing – I want to use it I truly do, but it doesnt want me to. Its the nicest looking OS I have ever seen, and the improvements are theoretically cool, but for day to day work, its failing horribly for me.